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Woman Jailed Due To Daughter's Truancy

Posted March 1, 1996 6:00 a.m. EST

— March 2, 1996 - 12:30 p.m. EST

A Rocky Mount woman is in jail because her daughter hasn't been attending school.

Margaret Graham was sentenced to one year, charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Social workers say Graham ignored court orders to make her daughter attend school, and kept her at home to look after other children.

The teen has been truant since 1991